Songs of the Season Concert
December 1, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – On Friday, Dec. 2, the School of Music will host Songs of the
Season, a holiday concert/musicale. The event, which is free and open to the public,
will run from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Westbrook Auditorium of Presser Hall (1210 Park
The concert will be held in memory of Dr. C. Lawrence Campbell, the Fern Rosetta Sherff
Professor of Piano at IWU, who passed away this summer.
Performers will include the male a capella group, Suspended; the female a capella
group, Touch of Class; the Men of Phi Mu Alpha and the ladies of Sigma Alpha Iota,
as well as others.
A raffle for two hand-carved items by Roger Garrett will take place and Dr. Campbell’s
CD Concerts (1987-2005) will be available for a minimum donation of $5. All proceeds will go toward the Lawrence
Campbell Memorial Fund, which will support the purchase of a concert grand piano for
Westbrook Auditorium in the late professor’s honor.
A professor of music, piano, piano pedagogy and literature, Dr. Campbell was a member
of the Illinois Wesleyan faculty since 1978. He was named to the Fern Rosetta Sherff
Professorship in 1998, honoring his distinguished teaching, research and service to
the University. He passed away on July 25, 2011.
For more information on the event, contact the School of Music Office at (309) 556-3061.
Contact: Kristin Fields, ’12, (309) 556-3181, firstname.lastname@example.org